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Geek+ and Boreal Technologies partner to accelerate intelligent automation in South America

Geek+ and Boreal Technologies partner to accelerate intelligent automation in South America

Geek+, provider of autonomous mobile robots and warehouse automation solutions, and Boreal Technologies SA, a provider of mobile solutions in Latin America, have announced the beginning of a strategic partnership.

UK material handling industry must remain resolute in 2021

UK material handling industry must remain resolute in 2021

The UK material handling industry can look forward to a better 2021 but must remain resolute in the face of the ongoing pandemic and the bedding in of post-Brexit trade deals, the UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA) has said.

The future of logistics: Training a smart workforce

The future of logistics: Training a smart workforce

The pandemic has caused considerable disruption to the UK economy, and with that, unemployment has increased considerably. At the end of 2020, unemployment was at 5%, with experts predicting this is likely to increase to 7.5% by mid-2021, with 2.6 million people unemployed.

Improved Efficiency and Lower Costs Linked to Modern Warehouse Management System

Improved Efficiency and Lower Costs Linked to Modern Warehouse Management System

A large auto parts distributor recognized the need to optimize and streamline its complex warehouse inventory and processes before they could focus on expanding their business operations.

Report reveals UK warehousing industries ready to adopt robotics

Report reveals UK warehousing industries ready to adopt robotics

A recent report looking at the state of automation in UK warehousing published by OW Robotics, supplier of flexible automated warehouse solutions, has identified Retail and 3PL as the two sectors that could see strong potential gains from the robot revolution - in both the short and long-term.

How to Overcome the Challenges of Launching a Warehouse Management System Remotely

How to Overcome the Challenges of Launching a Warehouse Management System Remotely

Launching a new warehouse management system (WMS) presents enough challenges as it is, and yet there’s a new wrinkle. With the pandemic, companies must now rely on their implementation partner to run the entire process remotely.

Renovotec's 'Life after Brexit' warehouse consulting service: deploying technology to replace people

Renovotec's 'Life after Brexit' warehouse consulting service: deploying technology to replace people

Supply chain technology consultant Renovotec is introducing a ‘Life after Brexit’ warehouse consulting service that reveals the ways in which technology can be used to replace people in warehousing and distribution, enabling staff reductions of up to 30% according to Renovotec.

Remote WMS Implementation facilitates timely expansion for Watch Gang

Remote WMS Implementation facilitates timely expansion for Watch Gang

Luxury and collectable online watch retailer, Watch Gang, is clocking up record shipments thanks to its investment in a new advanced, cloud-based WMS.

Act small, think big: the rise of convenience stores

Act small, think big: the rise of convenience stores

By Alex MacPherson, Director of Solution Consulting & Account Management, Manhattan Associates.

The trend of ‘shopping local’ has risen steadily over the last few years, due in part to the increase in the number of convenience stores in various locations across the UK.

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site. Two ERC 213a automated trucks will take over the supply and disposal of materials for a coating line in the Bremen logistics centre, from which BLG provides comprehensive services for the automotive sector. The order represents the first automation project of this kind for BLG.

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